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Open Rank of Dementia Cognitive Neurology - req# 12225

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 5/1/2020
Job Reference #: 12225
Keywords: clinical

Job Description

Open Rank of Dementia Cognitive Neurology

Posting Numberreq12225
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentNeurology Adult (490B)
Academic LocationSchool of Medicine
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Open Rank (Associate or Full Professor) - Dementia Cognitive Neurology

The Department of Neurology at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is seeking an Open Rank, Open Track Dementia Cognitive Neurologist to join our Memory and Aging team. Leadership opportunities exist for outstanding candidates with a strong track record of accomplishments and research portfolio. Candidates are invited to apply from those at an Associate or Full Professor level.

The incumbent will lead a team of faculty and staff in the Memory and Aging Center (MAC). The selected candidate can expect to provide outpatient clinics and bench research. The MAC is fully equipped with state of the art equipment and is the only center devoted to Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research and Treatment in New Mexico or the Mountain West. The incumbent will be expected to have excellent communication skills, ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary setting, and experience with clinical trials is desired. Excellent compensation and start up packages are available to support the research activities of the candidate. Current RO1 funding is required.

UNM Hospital is the tertiary care center for the State and the only Level 1 Trauma Center and Burn Center in New Mexico. The Department has 26 full-time and part-time attending physicians and is home to well-established Residency and Fellowship programs.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • MD,PhD degree or equivalent
  • Experienceand training in Neurological disease in older adults, especially dementia,Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
  • Must be eligible for licensure in the State of New Mexico
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertisein ADRC-focused science
  • Trackrecord of sustained peer-reviewed funding from NIH
  • Trackrecord of funding of pharmaceutical studies in Alzheimer and related disorders
  • Experience in an academic setting
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

Please attach a letter of interest, CV, and three professional references. For additional information, please contact Michel T. Torbey, MD, MPH Chair, Department of Neurology at

or Traci Jastrzemski, MBA, Department Administrator at

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 4/30/2020. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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